Title: Bordism categories and Madsen-Tillman spectra
Program Website: Interactions of Homotopy Theory and Algebraic Topology with Physics through Algebra and Geometry
Speaker: Soren Galatius, Stanford
Date: Friday, April 17, 2015
Time: 11:30am – 01:00pm
Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center
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Abstract: This is a survey talk about the Madsen-Tillmann spectra MTO(d) and their relationship to bordism categories. Like MO they are Thom spectra, but taylored to manifolds of one particular dimension d.